The North Face: Jr. Copywriter

The North Face

Alameda, California

The Jr. Copywriter is responsible for writing, editing and proofreading copy for a diverse range of projects including The North Face ecommerce website, product workbooks, seasonal marketing initiatives, in-store signage, online features and banners, and other miscellaneous projects as needed. We are looking for a passionate gearhead that lives and breathes outdoor/mountain/action sports and has an intimate knowledge of the language and culture. If you’re more powder day than brunch, know when to pack a soft shell versus a hard shell and can’t wait to get your hands on the latest pair of trail running shoes, then we want to hear from you.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Write a high volume of product descriptions that effectively communicate the features, benefits, technologies and usages to the consumer.
  • Write in the appropriate brand voice and tone for each category or product line.
  • Work with product teams to learn seasonal product lines and technologies.
  • Craft clear and concise product and feature descriptions for all apparel, equipment, footwear and youth.
  • Differentiate similar products in large product lines through effective product-specific writing.
  • Understand, distill and communicate complex construction, material and fabric technologies to both consumers and dealers.
  • Edit and proofread extensive technical content and specifications for accuracy.
  • Write and edit in accord with The North Face style guide.
  • Use correct spelling, grammar, punctuation and structure.

Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in English, Journalism, Communications or related field.
  • Professional ecommerce or catalog writing experience, preferably within the outdoor industry.
  • Encyclopedic knowledge of outdoor and action sports products and culture.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Organized and detail oriented.
  • Can work independently and prioritize projects effectively.
  • Ability to juggle multiple projects simultaneously in a deadline-driven environment.
  • Experience with backend content applications.
  • Understands writing metatag keywords and descriptive SEO copy and/or has the desire to learn.
  • Proficient in MS Office, Excel and Word.

Industry:

Outdoors

Category:

Other

Position Type:

Full Time

Remote ok?

No

Added:

5 months ago

The North Face

www.thenorthface.com

Built on innovation, The North Face® brand offers unrivaled, technically advanced outdoor products designed for everyone from the most accomplished climbers, mountaineers, snowsport athletes and endurance athletes to novice explorers in search of adventure.